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Mining the seabed for iron sands in New Zealand

Mining the seabed for iron sands in New Zealand

Jul 29, 2020 Our main story this month unfolds in New Zealand. First, some context: In August 2017, Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) was granted consent to mine up to 50 million tonnes of iron sands each year from a 66-square-kilometre area off the South Taranaki Bight in New Zealand

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The History of Ironsand | New Zealand Steel

The History of Ironsand | New Zealand Steel

An Integrated Steelworks for New Zealand. Major investment in the 1980s saw the commissioning of continuous slab-casting facilities and both Hot and Cold Strip mills. By 1987, New Zealand Steel was operating as a fully integrated steelworks, producing flat steel products made solely from New Zealand Steel feed stock

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HOME | TransTasmanResources - Offshore Iron Ore

HOME | TransTasmanResources - Offshore Iron Ore

Trans-Tasman has made a significant investment in, and commitment to, the development of its offshore South Taranaki iron sands mining project. The Company remains committed to securing EPA marine consent to facilitate the financing, construction and commissioning of this technologically advanced tier one world class marine mining operation

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Taharoa ironsand mining and ship loading | Engineering New

Taharoa ironsand mining and ship loading | Engineering New

Taharoa ironsands mining, circa 1974. Cover image, New Zealand Engineering, Vol. 29:5 (May 1974). Taharoa, an isolated and exposed location on the North Island’s west coast, has the largest deposits of ironsand ( titanomagnetite) in New Zealand. There was an estimated 300 million tons of concentrate available when the mining project commenced

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The Mining Operation | New Zealand Steel

The Mining Operation | New Zealand Steel

After extensive trials, the New Zealand Steel Mill at Glenbrook opened in 1970 with an ironsand mine located at the mouth of the Waikato River. Minimising Environmental Effects Like all operations that extract a raw material mining the ironsand affects the environment

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Ironsand beaches, western North Island – Iron and steel

Ironsand beaches, western North Island – Iron and steel

Dark-coloured sand rich in titanomagnetite is found on beaches on the west coast of the North Island between Whanganui and Auckland. The sand is mined at Taharoa and Waikato North Head

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Deadlocked: economics versus the environment at New

Deadlocked: economics versus the environment at New

Jun 10, 2020 Trans-Tasman Resources has been involved in a protracted legal battle over a proposed sand mining project off the New Zealand coast, which would see 50 million tonnes of sediment lifted and processed a year to mine for iron ore beneath the waves. With the case deadlocked, we consider the causes and consequences of the dispute

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Taxation of specified mineral mining - IRD

Taxation of specified mineral mining - IRD

(which include gold, iron sand and silver) and other minerals (including oil, gas and coal). 1.2 The specified mineral mining tax rules effectively allow immediate deductions for expenditure that would normally be capitalised and depreciated over the useful life of the asset, and in certain circumstances

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Iron sands mining hearing: a quick glance at the concerns

Iron sands mining hearing: a quick glance at the concerns

Mar 14, 2014 The Japanese-owned bulk iron sand carrier the Taharoa Express anchored off the coast of the North Island of New Zealand. By: Jamie Morton Science Reporter, NZ Herald

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Nerves on edge for seabed mining decision | RNZ News

Nerves on edge for seabed mining decision | RNZ News

Jul 30, 2021 Ngāti Ruanui is awaiting the fate of a seabed mining bid off the south Taranaki coast with a healthy nervousness, says iwi leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer. Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR) wants to suck up to 50 million tonnes of sand a year from the seabed to extract vanadium-rich iron

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Seabed mining approved in New Zealand despite

Seabed mining approved in New Zealand despite

Aug 11, 2017 The South Taranaki Bight has reported JORC iron sand mineral resources of 1,698Mt at 11.16% Fe2O3 for the Mine Area and adjacent Kupe Blocks at

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Westport investment raises hopes for mineral sand

Westport investment raises hopes for mineral sand

Jul 15, 2020 The key things in it will be, making use of our port, it'll be making use of a local resource like coal or gold or iron sands and councillors tend to fall for these things. Duncan Hardie from West Coast Bulk Logistics said they were more confident than

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Taharoa - Wikipedia

Taharoa - Wikipedia

Iron sand mining. The main industrial activity is iron sand mining, run by New Zealand Steel, which began in 1972 was exporting about 1.4 Mt (1,500,000 short tons) a year, mainly to Japan, with small quantities to South Korea and China. A 1993 study put reserves at 205 Mt of high concentrate and 360 Mt of lower grade sand

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NZ EPA refuses consent for undersea iron sands mining

NZ EPA refuses consent for undersea iron sands mining

Jun 18, 2014 “Since inception TTR has spent more than $60 million, most of this in New Zealand, to deliver a sustainable mining operation with significant economic benefits for New Zealand

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Mining in New Zealand - Wikipedia

Mining in New Zealand - Wikipedia

Mining in New Zealand began when the Māori quarried rock such as argillite in times prior to European colonisation. Mining by Europeans began in the latter half of the 19th century.. New Zealand has abundant resources of coal, silver, iron ore, limestone and gold.It ranked 22 in the world in terms of iron ore production and 29th in gold production. The total value of mineral production in New

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Iron Sand Buyers, Buying Leads, Iron Sand Importers - EC21

Iron Sand Buyers, Buying Leads, Iron Sand Importers - EC21

Buy Cutter Suction Dredger( 6-20 Inch) 14 Oct, 2014. We seek a TSHD dredge, preferably to charter long term for uplifting the world's largest magnetite iron sand resource in the coastal waters of the west coast of the North island of New Zealand. The water depth is approximately 30 metres and the iron sand extends in some places down to 300 metres below the seabed as proven by oil well drilling

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NZ's Barrytown polymetallic alluvial

NZ's Barrytown polymetallic alluvial

Sep 11, 2019 Mining Journal Select 365: Mining. Investment. Online. ... gold at Barrytown in New Zealand, as did a series of big mining companies when they

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